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STEM : Scholarships


The Science Ambassador Scholarship
A full–tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Funded by Cards Against Humanity.

HSF Scholarship

March 30 Annually

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:

  • High school seniors
  • Undergraduate students (all years)
  • Community college students transferring to four year universities
  • Graduate Students


  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage

  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students

  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students

  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)

  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.


HENACC Scholars Program

The 2018-19 Scholarship Application Portal will open February 15 annually


  • Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities
  • Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree
  • Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community
  • Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.

A merit-based scholarship ranging in amounts from $500 to $10,000.  Information on the types of available scholarships can be viewed here.

Asia SiVon Cottom Scholarship

First Monday in May annually


  • Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll, or students who are already enrolled, in a full-time or part-time (minimum six credits) undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational-technical school, or graduate school.
  • The Asia SiVon Cottom Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to supporting students who are studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or closely related field majors.​

The Asia SiVon Cottom Scholarship award ranges from $500 to $2,000 yearly. The award amount and the number of scholarships are determined annually by the ASC Scholarship Committee and is based solely on the availability of funds and the number of qualified students.

PG & E Scholarship


Accepting submissions from: December 1 - February 5 annually.

Recipients will be notified by May.


Applicants for ALL of the scholarships listed below must:

  • Be a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification or be a postsecondary undergraduate student. Veterans and adults returning to school are encouraged to apply
  • Primary residence is a PG&E customer in California at the time of application
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in California​

There are more than 200 scholarships available . These STEM-focused or Employee Resource Group-sponsored scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000.

Foster Care to Success Scholarship

January 1-March 31 annually


  • Have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday; OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship after their 16th birthday; OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday and not subsequently adopted
  • Be under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply if they have not previously received scholarship funding from Foster Care to Success
  • Have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States. U.S. citizenship is not required.
  • Have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other postsecondary school
  • NOTE: This is an undergraduate scholarship only.

Scholarship Website:​

$2,500-$5,000 based on a combination of need and merit

Cognizant Accelerate Diversity Scholarship Program

March 31 annually

Eligibility Requirements:
Students are eligible to submit an application for consideration if they are:
    -Currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior at an accredited 4-year college or university (graduating between 2019 - 2020)
    -Enrolled as a STEM or Business major with a focus on pursuing a career in IT and related
     business services
    -Able to demonstrated commitment to the value of diversity (see application requirements)
    -A citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States

Amount: Award amounts are $5,000. The award will be payable to the institution earmarked for the account of the student. The award is non-transferable, and the recipient may not receive cash.

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SEG Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Online Applications are accepted November 1 thru March 1

SEG Scholarships are based on merit. To qualify, you must be a student who:

  • Is a high school senior planning to attend college next year or an undergraduate or graduate college student;
  • Has above average grades;
  • Is intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics.

Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000 USD per academic year; average awards are approximately $3,700. The number of scholarships available depends chiefly upon the number of sponsors and the amounts they contribute. SEG scholarships have been awarded to students all over the world.

Military Commanders Scholarship Fund

Application Open November annually 


  • Scholarship is for dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States military who hold valid Exchange & Commissary shopping privileges at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll for the first time in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the fall.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.
  • Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need will also be considered.

sponsors up to 15 $5,000 scholarships

The SMART Scholarship



The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (ASD (NII)) annually announces a Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) grant and scholarship competition.

The program is designed to: increase the number of new entrants to DoD who possess key information assurance (IA) and IT skill sets; serve as a mechanism to build the nation's IA infrastructure through grants to colleges and universities jointly designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Defense as Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education; and serve as a tool to develop and retain well-educated military and DoD civilian personnel who support the Department's critical IT management and infrastructure protection functions.

Military Branch or Component: 


The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to those pursuing a doctoral degree in one of 15 supported STEM disciplines of interest to the DoD.

The DoD is committed to increasing the number and quality of our nation's scientists and engineers, and towards this end, has awarded nearly 3,400 NDSEG fellowships since the program's inception in 1989. The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR), under the direction of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E).

Military Branch or Component: 
All Services


The National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) is an organization of leading universities, national laboratories and corporations that aims to increase the number of qualified U.S. citizen Ph.D.s in the physical sciences and related engineering fields. It emphasizes recruitment of a diverse applicant pool of women and historically underrepresented minorities.

NPSC offers a unique six-year doctoral fellowship program in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials sciences, mathematical sciences, physics and their subdisciplines. The consortium is dedicated to increasing the existing pool of Ph.D.s to provide industry and higher education with diversity and balance for the future of scientific research in America. As a corporate member of the consortium, NSA sponsors students pursuing doctorate degrees in mathematics, engineering, computer science, and physics. In addition to providing financial support through membership dues, NSA also provides technical mentoring and at least two summers of employment to each sponsored student.

Military Branch or Component: 


The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing technical degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD facilities.

Military Branch or Component: 
All Services


The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program, facilitates the recruitment of individuals, particularly minority high school students, who have demonstrated skills critical to NSA. Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.

As an NSA employee with the Stokes Program, you will attend college full-time, receive up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees, and work during the summers at NSA for 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. You'll acquire real-world experience and receive a year-round salary. You must maintain at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester/quarter in the freshman year and a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester/quarter after the freshman year. If selected as a program participant, you are required to work in your area of study for NSA after your college graduation for at least one-and-one-half times the length of study. If you leave NSA employment earlier, you must reimburse the government for your tuition.

  • Military Branch or Component: 

Cash stipends are paid at a rate of $25,000 - $38,000 per year depending on degree pursuing.

American Society of Civil Engineers

(Multiple Scholarship Options)

February annually


  • Scholarships are for undergraduate students, provided they have at least one semester or quarter of study in the next academic year. Applicants must be current ASCE Student Members in good standing.


Scholarships and fellowships generally offer $2,500 to $5,000 per recipient.

The Intel Science Talent Search

2019 Applications will open in Early Summer 

Applications close Mid November annually

There are four components of the application:

Basic Information and Essay Questions - Applicants enter responses directly into the text boxes on the web pages of the application.

Document Uploads - Documents such as the research report, IRB summary, and IACUC approvals, where applicable, will be uploaded to the application as pdf files.

Recommendations - Each student must request at least one Project Recommendation, one High School Report, and one Educator Recommendation.  Each applicant has the option of requesting a second recommendation of each type.

Transcripts - Applicants must ask their High School Report provider to upload a scanned copy to their High School Report. The Society no longer accepts transcripts, or any application-related materials, in the mail or by any other method except the online application system.

  • Any student who is enrolled in and attending their last year of secondary school (public, private, parochial,or home school) on the application deadline date in theUnited States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands,American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or theMarianas;orAny United States citizen enrolled in his or her senior or12th grade year of secondary school on the applicationdeadline date attending a:

    i. Department of Defense Dependents School or anaccredited overseas American or InternationalSchool; or

    ii. foreign school as an exchange student; or

    iii. foreign school because his/her parent(s) aretemporarily working and living abroad.Proof of citizenship is required for 1b (above).

  • Entrants must be completing high school courses requiredfor college applications and must not have entered anyprevious STS.
  • Sons and daughters of Society for Science & the Public employees, Trustees, Regeneron Science Talent Searchevaluators or judges are not eligible to enter the Regeneron Science Talent Search.
  • Only one entry per student.
  • Applicants must:

    a. be over 13 years of age and have legal parental orguardian consent to submit the application andparticipate or

    b. be 18 years of age or older, or

    c. be an emancipated minor

The Regeneron STS offers 10 top awards, with a top award of $250,000.

Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Applications TBD

Application Requirements

  • General background information (includes contact information and information about your current and intended institutions)
  • Current resume
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
  • Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
  • Responses to four essay questions


  • Identify as female
  • Currently be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2016-2017 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters or PhD program at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science

Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive $10,000 USD (for students in the US) or $5,000 CAD (for students in Canada) for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Health Care Leaders Scholarship

Late January 


  • The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Recommended topics are included in the Personal Essay section.
  • All applications must be received by January 29th, 2018. Finalists will be notified in February and must provide proof of enrollment and GPA (letters of acceptance, transcripts, etc.) before the scholarship recipient is selected.


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